At Boys & Girls Village, we understand that children and families are the cornerstones of our society. Since 1942, it has been our mission to preserve and strengthen family bonds. As a leader in services for troubled youth and their families, we continually strive to develop a seamless continuum of care. Boys & Girls Village offers an array of services for children and their families. These services range from highly structured sub-acute services on campus to intensive intervention and care in the home and the community. Our broad range of programs and services are designed to work collaboratively with families, state and local agencies, and other community providers.
MDFT Clinician-Sign on Bonus
Master's Degree and licensed eligible. The MDFT program is a family focused, ecologically oriented evidence based model effective in the treatment of children/adolescents between the ages of 9 and 18 with substance abuse and/or dependence issues, or with disruptive behaviors and/or comorbid psychiatric issues who are at risk for substance abuse. MDFT is designed to reduce the influence of factors that place a child/adolescent at risk for substance abuse while strengthening the presence of protective factors, such as supporting a positive parent-child relationship.
The Milieu Nurse provides nursing services and administers medication as needed in a psychiatric residential treatment facility . The milieu nurse is also responsible for directly engaging with youth in care and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The milieu nurse also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations calmly and therapeutically in conjunction with the mental health workers. The milieu nurses are part of a multi-disciplinary team who work together to provide therapeutic services throughout a client’s stay.
Energetic Associates/Bachelor's level. motivated individual with future connection to expand BGV. Solid experience working with youth with disabilities in a school environment. Experience working with youth in crisis. May also work within one of our 24/7 residences.
The Lead Paraeducator is considered a leader within the classroom who provides direct care support, in the moment feedback and direction and is a role model for the Paraeducator/MHW in regards to behavior management, and supports educational and clinical services for the clients in the Charles F. Hayden School. When school is not in session the lead para educator has the opportunity to work in the shelter as a MHW. Must have Associates or Bachelors
Bachelors level Milieu Supervisor manages the milieu ensuring a safe, clean, structured, and orderly unit where therapeutic programming and behavior management can be implemented. Supervisors are responsible for ensuring the processes are completed in accordance with BGV policies and procedures. They are responsible for providing supervision to the mental health workers and assisting them in providing a nurturing environment.
IICAPS Mental Health Counselor
Bachelors level position to provide intensive in home services to children and adolescents who because of the complexity and severity of the psychiatric needs are at risk for hospitalization; to prevent hospitalization or need for other institutional levels of care and to maximize community functioning.
Mental Health Worker/Mentor
Entry level Mentor acts as a role model for and reinforces the youth’s individual needs plan. They drive youth to court, appointments and recreational trips. They are responsible for directly supervising and engaging with youth and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The Youth Mentor also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations. The REGIONS residential program will provide a home-like environment with a therapeutic based milieu for JJ involved male adolescents with a rehabilitation and treatment focus
The Youth Mentor acts as a role model for and reinforces the youth’s individual needs plan. They drive youth to court, appointments and recreational trips. They are responsible for directly supervising and engaging with youth and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The Youth Mentor also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations.
Clinician- MST/BSF Sign on Bonus
Masters Level Therapist provides in home clinical services to the child and other influencers in the child’s life (family, parents, school). The Therapist must work a flexible schedule in order to eliminate the factors that create risk for repeat maltreatment, out of home placement of the child, and continued substance misuse to promote the long-term sustainability and generalizability of treatment gains.
School Clinical Director
The Clinical Director coordinates and oversees the effective implementation of clinical services at Charles F. Hayden School (CFH), under the direction of the Director of Residencies. Provides a safe and effective therapeutic milieu by supervising the Milieu Managers as Clinical Manager. The Clinical Director is a member of the school leadership team, and works as a liaison with the Residencies’ leadership regarding clients that attend both programs to ensure clinical needs are being met in both settings. This position will work in close collaboration with CFH Educational Director who reports to the V.P of educational and Vocational Services.
Director of Education & Vocational Services
The Director functions under the direct supervision of the VP of Education and Vocational Services. The Director serves on the School Leadership Team (SLT) and as the educational and vocational lead, implementing SEED teacher evaluations and developing the curriculum. The Director is also responsible for ensuring that IEPs are fully implemented and will serve as liaison and lead mentor for the Connecticut Teacher Education and Mentor Program (CTTEAM). The Director of Education will work in close collaboration with the Clinical Director of Education .
School Social Worker
Licensed School Social Worker provides clinical interventions and case management services to special education students in a milieu school setting, consistent with their IEP service plan. They act as a member of the school clinical team and provide therapeutic services to children and their families. The School Social Worker will also provide outreach to and coordinate efforts with other providers as well as maintaining routine contact with student’s families.
TFC Service Area Coordinator
The TFC Service Area Coordinator is a supervisory position responsible for the coordination of the referral and matching process in the service area assigned to Boys & Girls Village. In addition, this position will assist the Family Recruitment & Development Supervisor in the recruitment, approval of, and training of foster parents for the TFC Program.
The Housekeeper performs daily, weekly and monthly housekeeping tasks for the REGIONS House and Safe Haven. The Housekeeper will wash, dry, and fold bed linens, comforters, and towels. The Housekeeper will provide support as needed in other areas of the Milford campus.
MDFT Program Manager
The Program Manager is a licensed masters level mental health professional who directs and supervises the professional and administrative activities of the therapists and therapist assistants according to the MDFT model and consistent with contractual, licensing and payer obligations/requirements. The Program Manager will provide direct service as needed
Bachelor's Level Therapist Assistants develop a trusting supportive relationship with family members through direct contact in the context of home visits, phone contacts and assistance in times of crisis. They must work a flexible schedule in order to accommodate the individual family needs, schedules, and in order to respond to crisis and are under the supervision of the Program Manager.
School Milieu Supervisor
The Milieu Supervisor is responsible for carrying out the directives of the Educational Milieu Manager, ensuring that all milieu services and resources are implemented and deployed in accordance with Charles F. Hayden School and BGV policies and procedures. Plays a key role in classroom management. Provides coverage for Manager as needed.